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CROSSWAYS CAPERS (J4x32) 4C Set E Hutchings

1- 4 1s dance in and down in prom hold to end between 4s while 2s dance up, in and down prom hold to end between 3s
5- 8 1s dance ½ reel of 3 with 4s (RSh to 4L) while 2s dance ½ reel with 3s (LSh to 3M), 1s and 2s pass RSh to...
9-12 1s dance ½ reel of 3 with 3s (RSh to 3L) while 2s dance ½ reel with 4s (LSh to 4M), 1s and 3s end facing down (nearer hands joined)
13-16 1s followed by 2s dance down and cast up to original places
17-24 All set to partners, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ R&L, all set
25-32 3s dance up between 4s and cast up to top places, 3s+2s also 1s+4s dance RH across ½ way and all set. 2341

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)



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